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November 23, 2005

Results from Glucosamine / Chondroitin Supplements Study

The early report from a long-awaited study of glucosamine/chondroitin supplements found no benefit for most people with arthritis, and the possibility of reduction in pain for people with moderate to severe arthritis. So what does this mean for you? (Washington Post)

March 31, 2005

Heat Wrap Therapy for Knee Pain

Results of a new study released today suggest that continuous low-level heat wrap therapy may be an effective option to manage pain and stiffness associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. According to researchers, patients treated with a continuous low-level heat wrap for eight hours reported significant benefits in pain reduction and improved flexibility of the knee, as compared to placebo and common oral pain medications such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen.

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August 11, 2004

Guided Imagery for Pain

Using guided imagery techniques along with pain medications may help children who have surgery feel less pain and anxiety.

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August 04, 2004

Cold Laser Therapy, Neurostimulators

Some people are having promising pain reduction results with cold laser therapy.

Neurostimulators and better diagnostic tools mark changing attitudes in treatment of pain.

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